Ofsted visited Halfpenny Lane in February 2019 and rated us ‘Good’ overall.

Some of their comments included:

"The Head of School has worked successfully to raise expectations and create a culture where all pupils can thrive."

“Outcomes are good and improving, especially in mathematics.”

“Staff know the pupils exceptionally well and relationships are strong. This leads to happy pupils who feel safe and cared for.”

“Pupils make good progress in their writing, which is improving rapidly.”

“Pupils' behaviour in lessons and around school is good.”

“The Trust knows this school well. Effective support has helped the Head of School to bring about rapid improvements.”



Links to more information

The full Ofsted report

Other Ofsted information and inspection reports

Parent View

You can also see what other parents and carers think of our school – as well as upload your own comments – on Ofsted’s Parent View website, which is here.